Cinema Series Postlude – “Moonrise Kingdom”

Originally posted to Trish Cleary’s blog for Valentine’s Day, we wanted to make sure our community was able to access Trish’s wonderful follow-up entry to her Cinema Series presentation on the film “Moonrise Kingdom.” Please enjoy: Hungry for Love – Trish Cleary, MS, LCPC-MFT-ADC, CGP When bonds of love become broken or altered, we strive to restore them. Sam and… Read More

Cinema Series Interview – “We are the Titans”

Interview between Lenore Pomerance, Farooq Mohyuddin and his wife, Nadia Ahmad, who, along with their daughters Hira and Iqra, are presenting the next MAGPS Cinema Series movie, “Remember the Titans,” Saturday, October 22, 2016. Lenore and Nadia are pictured here in serious discussion at one of the Mohyuddin’s favorite downtown South Asian restaurants, Grand Trunk, 641 Indiana Ave. NW. (Disclaimer:… Read More

2016-2017 Cinema Series Season

Mark your calendars now for the Cinema Series Season! Our movie dates are: Saturday, April 29, 2017 – “Black Swan” Discussant: David Heilman, MM, MPsy Past Presentations: Saturday, February 11, 2017 – “Moonrise Kingdom” Discussant: Trish Cleary, MS, LCPC-MFT-ADC, CGP, FAGPA Saturday, December 3, 2016 – “Avalanche” Discussant: Mahrokh Shayanpour, MD, Psychiatric Resident, St. Elizabeths Hospital Saturday, October 22, 2016 – “Remember… Read More

Cinema Series Interview – 12/5/15 Ceil Berlin

Cinema Series chair Lenore Pomerance interviews Ceil Berlin who will be presenting our next movie, “The Truman Show” on Saturday, December 5, 2015.  Check the website: for all the details of time, place, and directions.  Please RSVP to me if you plan to attend –  Remember you do not have to be a member of MAGPS to join us at the… Read More

MAGPS Cinema Series: “The Square”

MAGPS Cinema Series: “The Square” Presenter: Karen Eberwein, Psy.D October, 17, 2015 Lenore Pomerance interviews Karen Eberwein Lenore: Given our technology theme, what made you think of the “Square?” Karen: I really wanted to find a movie that depicts technology in a neutral to positive way instead of one that portrays social media as having a detrimental impact on an individual, group,… Read More

Interview with Dr. Reginald Nettles for MAGPS Cinema Series movie, Brother to Brother, Saturday, March 29, 2014

LMP: What draws you to this movie, both personally and professionally? RN: First, it has to do with the intersection of African-American/Black and gay identities in American culture. Personally, that intersection represents two identities that are important to me. Professionally, “intersectionality” as a concept, represents an important point of departure in multicultural discourse. Once embraced, one has to recognize that… Read More